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Gender

  1. Breadwinning Men Are More Anxious and Less HealthyBringing home the bacon is a health risk.
  2. Men Are Way More Likely to Cite Themselves As an ExpertA mansplanation.
  3. gender dysphoria
    What’s Missing From the Conversation About Transgender KidsIf you don’t know what desistance is, you’re leaving out an important part of the story.
  4. If You Want Less Police Violence, Hire More Female CopsBetween culture, biology, and psychology, men are more aggressive. Especially when doing police work.
  5. Why Canada Should Make IDs Gender Neutral — and America Should, Too“Part of the great arc of history sweeping towards justice.”
  6. Girls’ and Boys’ Names Literally Sound DifferentDoes yours vibrate the vocal cords?
  7. cut cover story
    Think Gender Is Performance? You Have Judith Butler to Thank for That.The radical theorist who spawned a gender-queer nation — and became a pop celebrity in the process.
  8. gender
    Oregon Allows Person to Legally Declare As Neither GenderA petition to be classified as a nonbinary was passed in the state.
  9. Sweden Has More Men Than Women for the First Time in Recorded HistoryThe next step: patriarchal wasteland.
  10. surprise!
    This Woman Is Clearly Shocked at Baby’s GenderThat face — surprise!
  11. gender dysphoria
    How Gender Dysphoria Affected Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! As a Performer“The idea of having to fill that role was crushing to me, and it got to the point where being onstage I didn’t know who I was.”
  12. but we're both equally annoying
    If You Want a Woman’s Real Opinion, Check Her FacebookA new study found women are just as assertive on social media as men.
  13. moral panics
    What Is Utah’s Anti-Porn Craze Really About?One scholar doesn’t think it has much to do with actual public-health concerns.
  14. sex
    Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than OthersIt’s about “gatekeepers.”
  15. Donald Trump
    Can Primatology Explain the Gender Component of Trump vs. Clinton?A lot of the time, the complexity of culture defeats simple human-to-chimp comparisons.
  16. Perhaps There’s a Reason ‘Storyteller’ Became a Twitter-Bio ClichéTwo psychologists investigate the allure of the word.
  17. advice
    Ask Polly: Why Do Men Even Want to Date Women?Making yourself feel superior to other women is not a good look.
  18. Here’s an Overhyped Study About Video-Game Violence and MisogynySometimes the headline doesn’t match what was actually published.
  19. gender
    How Religion Can Help Explain the Wage GapSometimes researchers ignore stuff that’s a pretty big deal.
  20. sexual assault
    The Truth About Men Who Like Coercive SexIt’s common – and dangerous – to overestimate how easy it is to change someone’s sexual tendencies.
  21. sex
    It’s Important to Understand the Truth About Men Who Like Coercive SexAs a column in the Globe and Mail explains, it’s easy – and dangerous – to overestimate how easy it is to change someone’s sexual tendencies.
  22. motherhood
    Buy Your Son a Doll TodayWhy baby dolls are good for kids, regardless of gender.
  23. What Sexual Harassment Does to Female GamersA new study suggests there are important differences between sexualized online harassment and the “normal” variety.
  24. studies
    You’re a Female Coder? Great, Don’t Tell AnyoneTo get the recognition you deserve, hide your gender!
  25. gender
    Having a Daughter Makes You More Likely to Support HillaryNot having one makes you less likely.
  26. workplace psychology
    Women Get Less Credit When Working in Teams with MenHow neat.
  27. baby blues
    Why Am I So Sad About Having a Boy?Coming to terms with gender disappointment.
  28. studies
    The Wage Gap May Explain Why Depression Is More Common in WomenWhen researchers compared women who earned as much as or more than their male counterparts, the difference in anxiety and depression between men and women disappeared. 
  29. advice
    Ask Polly: Am I a Woman or a Man or Something Else?You don’t have to decide everything right now.
  30. evolution
    Why Is No One Interested in Vagina Size?Maybe the birth canal just isn’t sexy enough for researchers or the internet.
  31. gender
    Men’s and Women’s Brains Appear to Age DifferentlyA new study highlights why we shouldn’t assume talk of biological gender differences is always a gateway to misogyny.
  32. international men's day
    In (Partial) Defense of International Men’s DaySome issues really do affect men more.
  33. chores
    Why Men Think They’re Doing More Chores Than They Actually AreThis is something psychologists have studied for decades (though that doesn’t make it any less annoying). 
  34. gender
    Women Are Judged Harshly for Showing Too Much Emotion and Not EnoughJust do what you’re going to do then. 
  35. the workplace
    Behaving Like a Boss Increases Women’s Testosterone LevelsAn intriguing study on how behavior affects hormone production. 
  36. tech
    Why Does Siri Have a Female Voice?And the rest of our digital personal assistants, too, for that matter. 
  37. gender
    Men Are Skeptical of Gender Bias in ScienceEven when they’re shown evidence.
  38. parenting
    Parents Talk Differently to Boys and Girls After AccidentsResearch that might help explain why boys get injured more.
  39. gender
    Male Scientists Receive Twice As Much in Funding As Their Female PeersThis can result in women playing catchup for the rest of their careers.
  40. online harassment
    The U.N.’s Cyberharassment Report Is Really BadHumans generally have a bad track record of sweeping a bunch of different behaviors into the same category.
  41. love and war
    What Life Is Like for Wives of Trans WomenFor trans women, arriving at a new gender is cathartic and thrilling. For the women they married when they were living as men, it can be wrenching.
  42. atypical
    What It’s Like to Be an Intersex Nudist“I don’t have to deal with the politics of sex and gender and men and women. You guys are welcome to all that crap.”
  43. book excerpt
    Gender Ratios and the Math of RomanceHow dating became a numbers game.
  44. gender
    A Depressing Reason Sixth-Grade Girls Score Lower in Math Than BoysThe power of hidden biases. 
  45. gender
    Male, Female Brains Are Just a Little DifferentA classic nature-versus-nurture mystery.
  46. gender
    Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Are Coming to SeattleAccording to new legislation adopted on Monday.
  47. Target Steps Into Gender-Neutral FutureToys for everyone!
  48. violence
    10 Trans Women Have Been Murdered in the U.S. This YearIncluding India Clarke, who was found beaten to death in Tampa earlier this week.
  49. language
    Can We Just, Like, Get Over the Way Women Talk?The problem with policing vocal tics.
  50. gender
    In Praise of Caitlyn Jenner’s Femme StyleShe’s been the toast of the paparazzi this week, and it’s glorious.
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